Classic medical student mnemonic for substances causing nystagmus. Essentially alcohols, hypno-sedatives, solvents and some anti-seizure medications. Don’t forget Wernickie’s Encephalopathy (T = Thiamine deficiency) and the classic triad of: acute confusion, ataxia, and opthalmoplegia.
Baclofen is a central nervous system depressant used as a muscle relaxant in the treatment of multiple sclerosis, as well as for patients with spastic movements secondary to cerebral palsy or other spinal cord injury. But how can you catch an overdose? We’ll throw a review of the hypnosedative toxidrome into this one too! Watch the video below, and be sure to subscribe to the Youtube Channel for more videos!